Hours of work: 37 hours per week.
Working pattern: Full-time. Shifts are arranged on a two week rolling rota which includes a pattern of early shifts 07:30 - 15:15, late shifts 14:45 - 22:00 and working every other weekend.
Starting Hourly Rate £12.23 per hour
Interview date: Applications will be reviewed as received, we will be in contact to arrange an interview for all candidates that are shortlisted.
For an informal discussion, please contact Leah Phillips, Service Coordinator, 01273 336580.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Support Workers to join our Learning Disability Community Support & Supported Living service.
We have positions available within our Supported Living scheme in Crowborough.
You'll be working in a team supporting clients to achieve new daily living skills to enable them to live as independently as possible.
You will need to demonstrate;
- Good communication skills.
- The ability to problem solve, work independently and as part of a team.
- An understanding of good practice and being a good role model.
- The ability to manage your workload independently, plan and meet deadlines.
- Your flexibility to carry out shift work.
- The ability to support individuals to develop skills, increase their independence and reach their goals.
We are passionate about our staff, which is why we'll do everything we can to help you to develop both personally and professionally throughout your time with us.
In addition to a highly competitive salary, we provide a thorough induction and on-going support, along with excellent training opportunities to help you reach your career goals.
There’s an exciting range of staff benefits too, from our in-house health and wellbeing services to fantastic discounts and deals from major brands and local businesses, across a range of retailers.
Never before has our work been so important to the people that rely on us being there.
Come and join us and make a difference!
If you wish to complete an offline application please could you send the completed form (which is attached to this advert) to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find out more about working in Adult Social Care by visiting our recruitment pages.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.